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PROFESSIONALS BLAME CASSAVA FLOUR POLICY’S FAILURE ON GOVERNMENT’S INSINCERITY

Agronomists, cassava breeders, and agricultural entrepreneurs have called on the Federal Government to revisit its import substitution policy that seeks to add about 20 per cent of cassava flours in wheat flour. According to agricultural scientists, Nigeria’s cassava yearly production fluctuates between 50 and 60 million metric tonnes. Professor Sanni Lateef, a cassava Continue Reading
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EDO SIGNS TRIPARTITE AGREEMENT TO ASSIST 455 CASSAVA FARMERS

The Edo State Government said it has signed a tripartite agreement with the Elephant Group and Heritage Agro Allied Foods (H2AFoods), of United States (U.S), to strengthen the cassava value-chain, to benefit not less than 445 farmers across the state. During the agreement signing, held at the Government House, Special Adviser to the Governor on […]Continue Reading
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FIRM, FOREIGN INVESTOR PARTNER ON CASSAVA PROJECT IN ENUGU

A multi-million-dollar direct investment in cultivation of Cassava is set to commenced in Enugu State. This will be achieved through partnership between a Nigerian company and a foreign investor. A total of 11,000 hectares of cassava farms, in 22 locations of 500 hectares per cluster farm in the state is being targeted. Announcing the “Enugu […]Continue Reading
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RESEARCHERS LIST ECONOMIC USES OF CASSAVA PEELS

With innovations and technologies, cassava peels have moved from being an environmental nuisance to important economic materials used in animal feeds and mushroom production, among others. Research has revealed that the peel constitutes 20.1% of the tubers, implying that about 4.2 metric tonnes of cassava peels per hectare are available annually for feeding ruminants such Continue Reading
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AGRIBUSINESS: CASSAVA GROWERS TRAIN EDO FARMERS ON FARM MECHANISATION, GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES

The Nigeria Cassava Growers Association, NCGA, has completed training for framers in Edo State on farm mechanisation and Good Agricultural Practices, GAP. Explaining the rationale for the training held in Benin City, the Edo State Chairman, NCGA, Donatus Imaghodor, noted that “the training will equip farmers with the tools and knowledge of how to increase […]Continue Reading
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BENUE FARMERS GET N100M CASSAVA PRODUCTION INPUT

MAKURDI—As part of efforts to grow annual food production in the country, over N100 million worth of input have been distributed free to selected Benue farmers to boost cassava production in the state. Gov Ortom of Benue State Among items distributed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, Value Chain Develop-ment Programme, VCDP, to […]Continue Reading